217 Lbs Of Pot Discovered In Semi


A California man is behind bars after Arkansas Highway Police confiscate 217 pounds of marijuana.

Xiao Jun Duan, 46, of Arcadia, California was booked in the Crawford County Detention Center Friday (May23) on Possession of a Controlled Substance. Deputies said further charges could follow as the investigation continues.

The marijuana was discovered during a routine inspection by Arkansas Highway Police officers at an Inspection Station on Interstate 40 near Alma, according to a news release from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.

The release states officers found the drugs stored in a seven boxes inside the sleeper cab on the tractor-trailer.

No bond is currently set for Duan. A bond hearing will be held May 28, with an arraignment set for June 4.


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